Plans or projects, Car or othersiwe for 2018 ??

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Re: Plans or projects, Car or othersiwe for 2018 ??

#31 Post by Aaronrover214cab1993 » Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:48 pm

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Please not front end is slightly rearranged now :slapme

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#32 Post by 1234dist » Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:03 pm

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#33 Post by Nigel B » Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:32 pm

Now that my Tourer is out of the paint shop, both Tourer and Cabriolet will get a thorough service, 45 will go to the great head gasket yard in the sky and Tourer be ones everyday car, fingers crossed
Then keep this quiet a 25 to be purchased for young ladies first car (when she passes her test) and if I score enough brownie points from that just might get a Coupe!!
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#34 Post by ROVER-25X » Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:19 am

Aron Dist has fixed worse and I have taxed worse *laughs*. :laughing2
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#35 Post by Aaronrover214cab1993 » Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:41 am

ROVER-25X wrote:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:19 am
Aron Dist has fixed worse and I have taxed worse *laughs*. :laughing2
All parts will be going to a good cause :laughing2 I'm still going to turbo the 1.4 just to see how it goes before I fit the vvc I have read so much on people saying it can be done it can't be done so I'm going to go about it my own way a cheap as possible :clapping

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#36 Post by 1234dist » Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:20 am

Aaronrover214cab1993 wrote:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:41 am
[quote=ROVER-25X post_id=69805 time=<a href="tel:1517271546">1517271546</a> user_id=4062]
Aron Dist has fixed worse and I have taxed worse *laughs*. :laughing2
my own way a cheap as possible :clapping
[/quote]

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#37 Post by Aaronrover214cab1993 » Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:59 am

I'll put 400 in the kitty to see how it goes *laughs* always got the vvc for back up :laughing

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#38 Post by Aaronrover214cab1993 » Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:21 pm

Aaronrover214cab1993 wrote:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:59 am
I'll put 400 in the kitty to see how it goes *laughs* always got the vvc for back up :laughing
Going to be new head gasket and shim 75/zt 1.8turbo , manifold , exhaust welded , feed and return pipes , sump , oil filter housing , manual boost controller , intercooler , adjustable fuel regulator and run it on the 1.9mems and see if she goes or blows :slapme

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#39 Post by Johnny 216GSi » Sat Feb 03, 2018 3:51 pm

Headlining for me next, on my 216 hatch. It's dropped and it's been scuffed badly at the back.

Got the material, made some measurements and constructed some basic flat blade-like tools that might help the job go smoothly.

We'll wait and see. I should be having a go next week or the week after, pending getting a few other bits sorted.
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#40 Post by alviseven » Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:03 am

I'd like to get my Enfield powering itself this year I believe for the first time since 1994 ish when it last had juice through the motor. But then other cars get in the way! Got to get my Blue Pullman train finished in 4mm too as its been on the bench for nearly twenty years too! Generally I am good at finishing things!
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#41 Post by Vulgalour » Sat Mar 10, 2018 12:31 am

Not doing too badly here. House hunting going well, found a few likely candidates in budget, just not quite the right house yet. Princess is being used as my daily! Rover is having a little rest as a result. As of tonight I've got almost all the pieces I need for the folding-rear-seat conversion and later this month will be off to North Yorkshire to collect that last few bits I need. Nothing doing on the 1100 yet, I've been bogged down with Princess and Rover responsibilities instead. MoTs next, but I'm feeling uncharacteristically confident about that.
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#42 Post by ROVER-25X » Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:47 pm

Well I hope you find something mate. :clapping
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#43 Post by StubbornPatriot » Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:16 pm

Next is to get our bike returned to the road. It doesn’t require much, mainly aesthetics. New set of 3 Amal carbs arriving in January (or supposedly, they were ordered last August!). Going for a set of stainless downpipes. Old rack needs a modification and then rechroming. A few other bits need rechroming too. Oil leak needs fixing, which will require a top end strip down. Couple of small fixes for MoT test (brake light and number plate). Then hopefully a bit of fun for a few months this year.
A bit of a progress update. New Amal carbs fitted, stainless exhaust fitted. I removed the chokes from the new carbs before fitting (as I did with the original ones 40 years ago) but it looks as if I'm going to have to put them back if piddling with the settings doesn't resolve the cold running issues. Stainless exhaust was a pig to fit as it's not a very accurate fabrication of the original. Top end stripped and rebuilt twice, as there was still a weep of oil from between the barrels and head after the first attempt. Needed to do 2 helicoils on the head threads. Now oil leak free except 2 tiny weeps that are probably down to me being overly cautious with torque settings on rocker boxes and covers. Front brake light fixed. I still need to refit the rear number plate and declare it Tax & MoT exempt. Aesthetics can wait for now as I've run out of money. Would still be nice to get out for a run before the weather turns particularly nasty.

Nothing done to my other 2 Rovers yet, other than continuing to accumulate parts. Looks like these will be carried forward to 2019 now.

How are others' projects coming along?
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